Recover failed SD card

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Sun Feb 24 06:59:22 UTC 2019

On 2/23/19 8:47 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:

> Yet, out of desperation, I would try 
> what we did with failing printed circuit boards: put it for some time in 
> a freezer (say for 20-40 min), take it out and try to read again. Heat 
> moderately, I would say to about 90 C (for about 20-40 min), and try to 
> read it again.

I'd be surprised if that worked, but I have nothing to lose I guess.

> Next step is paid recovery services, with those stay away from the ones 
> who charge even for "taking a look", use only those who charge if they 
> recover most of the stuff. These will be expensive, expect to pay $500 - 
> $1000. Ask me off the list which ones I know are good just by someone's 
> I know experience. The cases I know of were hard drives, but some of 
> them may work with Flash devices as well.

I've used such services in the past and I know a good one here in Italy.
I'll ask my customer, of course, but I don't think she's willing to pay 
such an amount.

  bye & Thanks

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